NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday asked nine banks that are receiving federal funds as part of the government's financial rescue plan to provide his office with information about expected bonuses and compensation to be paid their top executives.

In separate letters Wednesday, Cuomo's office requested a "detailed accounting" of expected payments to top management in the upcoming bonus season. He is looking for information from banks that have received or are expected to receive funds under the Treasury Department's Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP.

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